Mahindra Automotive Australia Pty Ltd (MAAPL) has released the next generation PikUp onto the Australian market.
Originally launched in Australia in 2007, the new Mahindra PikUp boasts significant enhancements in its drivetrain to 103 KW of power / 330 Nm Torque, an all-new 6-speed gearbox and totally new interiors with the inclusion of ISOFIX child restraints with top tether standard on all Dual Cab models.
The upgrade, with its aggressively-styled exteriors and plush interiors includes a complete overhaul of the Mahindra PikUp’s aesthetics, with specific emphasis on the front-end styling. The vehicle comes in two specification levels, S6, which provides function & value and the S10, which offers an SUV-like-specification yet remains within the identity of the Mahindra PikUp’s rugged and reliable legacy.
Safety features like Hill Descent Control (HDC), ESC, ABS, EBD, Roll-Over Mitigation, airbags, crash protection crumple zones and a collapsible steering column are standard across the range.
The updated 2.2- litre four-cylinder mHawk turbodiesel engine with a variable geometry turbocharger produces 103kW. with peak of 330 Nm rated at 1,600 – 2,800 rpm.
The turbodiesel engine is linked to a six-speed manual gearbox driving the rear wheels, with 4×4 transmission with low range. The entire range of the Next Generation Mahindra PikUp is fitted with an Eaton MLD (Mechanical Locking Differential) as standard